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Senior Program Officer for Operations

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)


Description
The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a professional to fill the position of Senior Program Officer for Operations. This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director.

Responsibilities:
Program and Operations

- Plan, design, and implement programs that support LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities initiative, including but not limited to: youth aging out of foster care, aging initiatives, and youth and education.

- Conduct program management, including overseeing consultants, working with CDCs, developing relationships with various stakeholders, and monitoring progress toward milestones;

- Manage program operations and donor activities;

- Manage logistics of training and other events;

- Write concept papers and proposals and track progress on various work plans;

- Arrange meetings, develop agendas and maintain minutes for various projects – both internal and external;

- Help NYC staff meet internal and external deadlines and track project performance;

- Manage program budgets and reporting and compliance on government and private grants, including funding transactions, disbursements, invoices, program and expense reports, and on-site compliance visits;

- Gather information for and coordinate preparation of NYC LISC program planning documents;

- Write and process grant proposals for city-wide community development groups and other organizations as necessary;

- Coordinate with outside consultants on various research projects and training programs; and

- Perform operational duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Undergraduate degree required; Master’s degree or comparable experience preferred;

- Self-starter with at least seven years of experience working in affordable housing, economic and community development;

- Excellent research, writing, analytical, and organizational skills.

- Experience managing and implementing programs.

- Experience managing staff.

- Flexibility to interact with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.

- Self-directed, independent worker who takes initiative and is interested in helping to create systems and processes to support this position.

- Capacity to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects and set priorities for a challenging workload.

- Demonstration of commitment to work in the nonprofit sector.

- Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

How TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to:

Denise Scott

Managing Director

LISC NYC

501 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10018

resumes@lisc.org


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